Route & dates
Galway— 1 night
City of the Tribes
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and then don't miss a visit to Quay Street. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Galway Bay, stroll through Eyre Square, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, thenexplore the galleries of Galway City Museum, and finally make a trip to Galway's Latin Quarter.
For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway trip builder.
If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Galway
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